Flounces and Ruffles

Difference between flounces and ruffles comes from the way the folds are formed. With ruffles it is gathering of the fabric that gives the frills. Secret of flounces lay in the cut - the seam edge of the flounce is much shorter then the hem line. It  can be achieved  by various means, most common ways to cut the flounce is :

  • shape based method
  • snail-cut flounce
  • developing a flounce detail from the pattern piece

What is the difference between flounce and ruffle

Different construction of flounces and ruffles Different construction of flounces and ruffles


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